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Start Your Own Business

Do you have a hobby that you would love to turn into regular income?

Have a great business idea but not sure what to do next?

We deliver support on behalf of various funded programmes to help you start your own business and become your own boss.

Building Better Opportunities

Community & Business Partners are a delivery partner in two Building Better Opportunities projects in Lancashire; ‘Age of Opportunity’ and Invest in Youth’. These are part of the nationwide Building Better Opportunities (BBO) programme which brings together funding from the Big Lottery Fund and the European Social Fund (ESF) to help tackle the poverty and social exclusion faced by the most disadvantaged people in England.

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Over 50?

Age of Opportunity – This programme aims to support people aged 50+ within the Lancashire area who are not in work, would like to learn new skills and feel isolated in some way. It will support them to address the barriers faced in gaining a job, or starting a course or they may wish to become self-employed by turning a hobby, skill or interest into an income.

15 – 24?

Invest in Youth – This programme aims to support young people aged 15-24 within the Lancashire area who are not in work, education or training and feel isolated in any way. It will support them to address the barriers faced in gaining a job, or starting a course or they may wish to become self-employed by turning a hobby, skill or interest into an income.

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Northern Mentoring Programme

Are you in the first stages of starting your own business and not sure what’s next or how to take your company to the next level? Getting bombarded with the finances, marketing, structure and operations whilst still needing to keep sales coming in?

If you would you benefit from speaking with a business mentor who has “been there and done it” then have a look at our Northern Mentoring Programme and see how we can help.

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Our Mission

CBP is an ethical, diverse organisation that empowers communities and businesses to build quality relationships, connect people and achieve success without boundaries.

Contact Information

Community & Business Partners CIC Room 7, Energy Zone, Newfield Drive, Blackburn, Lancashire BB2 3UA

Phone: 01254 291 281